Queen of Morna

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Music is the spice of life.  It moves our hearts and touches our souls.  It reaches beyond borders and unites peoples of various tongues, religions, and backgrounds.

If I could only take three musical artists with me to a secluded desert island, never to hear any other music again, one that I most definitely would choose would be Cesaria Evora.  This Empress of Cape Verde has the voice of angels of which there is no compare. I can’t even understand what she is singing (she sings in Portuguese) as a native English speaker,  but no matter.  I can feel the romantic passages as I pine for her losses.

Evora was prolific in her musical offerings and thank goodness for that. She has a voice that will live on for generations to come. Hers are instant classics that will last for all of time.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Plato

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Courtesy of Wikipedia, Arthurscount, ReviewsbyTany, Pahte

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